Animal Husbandry [Laura Zigman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hers began as a simple Cow meets Bull story: she, Jane Goodall (no. New cow Ray makes the move. Jane feels the rush. Ray says the L-word. Jane breaks her lease. Then suddenly, inexplicably, he dumps her. Just. Like. “If someone asked me a year ago why I thought it was that men leave women and never come back, I would have said this: New Cow. New Cow is short for New.

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Jul 09, Lucy rated it did not like it. Stick to the movie and don’t let it be marred by how terrible the source material is. Thanks for telling us about the problem. From inside the book. This was a weird story where I would have liked a middle-of-the-road version between the book and husbandfy movie, better I think I bought this book after seeing the movie based on it, called “Someone Like You” with Ashley Hisbandry and Hugh Jackman Forced to move into the apartment of a womanizing alpha male named Eddie, Jane is seeing the world of men and women in a brilliant new light.

Praise “Girl meets boy, boy dumps girl … Zigman siphons off the tears and the curses and by alchemy converts them into laughter. It is a good read, fast, easy, and entertaining. But no one asked me then. How could it have happened?

There’s a good reason to help students find books in the stacks — I come back with something to read too. But no one asked me then. Animal Husbandry Laura Zigman Snippet view – Jane works for a talk show host and is responsible for booking the guests on the show.


The “new cow old cow” repetition gets a little boring, and the inclusion of “Marie Goodall’s” articles was unnecessary as the narrator says all that stuff anyway, but I liked it. Download lzura Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Hysterical, good writing, totally engaging comedy.

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Feb 08, Rose Moore rated it it was ok. I would roll my eyes, look toward the ceiling, raise both hands and shake them toward the heavens the way old Italian women do, and say this: We are experiencing technical difficulties. University of Massachusetts Amherst alumni American women novelists 20th-century American novelists 20th-century American women writers American women non-fiction writers 20th-century American non-fiction writers. Or picks out “wives” every months. It was written in D And, what I love about this book view spoiler [is that they don’t get together in the end Not from her best friends, David and Joan.

It may allude to it in the end when Jane realizes that hey, not all men leave women I hope not, for my husbands sakebut they all leave her! While I think you can learn something from analyzing a previous relationship, trying to “understand” it all doesn’t really help you get over the fact that someone you loved doesn’t feel the same way about you and it is over and that means they are never coming back.

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She spent ten years working in book publishing in New York. Retrieved 10 March She begins a relationship with a new I am so glad this was such a short read and I can only animap that the movie is much better though with Hugh Jackman and Greg Kinnear, I can already assume that it is.

There’s a big difference between love and attachment: It’s just that often they want different things. So come see how Jane tries to weed through the “Old Cow Sob Stories” as she tries to find a truly sympathetic, loving and monogamous man.


Animal Husbandry

Laura Zigman delivers mixed results with a comic novel on dating”. Movie with Ashley Judd was better.

New Cow is short for New Cow Theory, which is short for Old Cow-New Cow Theory, which, of course, is short for the sad sorry truth that men leave woman and never come back because all they really want is New Cow. I actually liked the movie better. Feb 24, Karissa rated it it was ok. It began as a simple Cow meets Bull story: Jul 01, L. Plus, the guy was already living with someone.

Why did it happen? Retrieved from ” https: Trivia About Animal Husbandry. Oct 07, Mckinley rated it really liked it Shelves: As you read you become invested in the characters, laughing and crying along with them, which is all you can ask for in a good piece of fiction.

Also by Laura Zigman. I liked how the ending of the book kept it real and realistic, and not so schmaltzy Seriously, if you want to read some refreshing ‘chick lit’ read this book! I don’t know where the author was trying to go with this book, but I think her car broke down along the way.